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Arsenal ⇄ Bow Road Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Arsenal to Bow Road is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly, Central and District tube lines, changing trains at Holborn and Mile End

  1. From Arsenal take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Holborn to the Central Line
  3. Change at Mile End to the District Line
  4. Leave the train at Bow Road

Number of tube stops: 12 · Journey time: Approx 46 mins

Stations on the route: Arsenal ➜ Holloway Road ➜ Caledonian Road ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Russell Square ➜ Holborn [change train] Holborn ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Bank ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Bethnal Green ➜ Mile End [change train] Mile End ➜ Bow Road

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly, Central and District

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Arsenal to Bow Church, Arsenal to Mile End and Arsenal to Bromley By Bow

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Arsenal train station is not wheelchair accessible

Bow Road station is not wheelchair accessible

Arsenal station entrance – You must use stairs between the entrance and the platforms (8 steps down +19 steps down)

Changing tube line at Holborn – You must use stairs when changing between the Central/​Piccadilly line platforms

Changing tube line at Mile End – Changing between the Central/​District/​H&C line is on the same platform if the trains are running in the same direction, but you must use stairs if they are running in the opposite direction

Bow Road station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (19 steps up +11 steps up from the eastbound platform, and 2x16 steps up from the westbound platform)

The journey from Bow Road to Arsenal is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the District, Hammersmith & City and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Aldgate East and

  1. From Bow Road take the District Line
  2. Change at Aldgate East to the Hammersmith & City Line
  3. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Piccadilly Line
  4. Leave the train at Arsenal

Number of tube stops: 12 · Journey time: Approx 45 mins

Stations on the route: Bow Road ➜ Mile End ➜ Stepney Green ➜ Whitechapel ➜ Aldgate East [change train] Aldgate East ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Moorgate ➜ Barbican ➜ Farringdon ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Caledonian Road ➜ Holloway Road ➜ Arsenal

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District, H&C and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Bow Road to Bow Church, Bow Road to Mile End and Bow Road to Bromley By Bow

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Bow Road train station is not wheelchair accessible

Arsenal station is not wheelchair accessible

Bow Road station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (11 steps down +19 steps down to the eastbound platform, and 2x16 steps down to the westbound platform)

Changing tube line at Aldgate East – Changing between the District and H&C line is on the same platform

Changing tube line at King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

Arsenal station exit – You must use stairs between the platforms and the exit (19 steps up +8 steps up)

Tube fare between Arsenal and Bow Road

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-2. The cheapest fare is £2.80 off-peak (£3.40 peak) when you pay by Oyster or contactless. There’s no return fare, you just pay the same as two single tickets

Cost of tube fare from Arsenal ⇄ Bow Road Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare zone Cash Oyster & Contactless cards
Single fare Single fare Daily cap
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak
Zone 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Arsenal ⇄ Bow Road Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
Zone 1-2 travelcard n/a n/a £42.70 £164
Zone 1-4 travelcard £15.90 n/a £61.40 £235.80
Zone 1-6 travelcard £22.60 £15.90 £78 £299
Zone 1-9 travelcard £28.50 £17 £111.30 £427.40
See our complete list of Adult train prices, Senior train prices, Child train prices, Oyster prices, Contactless prices and Travelcard prices
Note: Tube journey prices are correct as of

Peak and off-peak journey times

For Oyster and contactless off-peak is outside the hours of 6.30 AM-9.30 AM and 4 PM-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards it’s any time after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri). Weekends are always classed as off-peak. Note: Between the 8th March and 31st May 2024 TFL are running a trial called ‘Off-Peak Friday Fares’, where Fridays will be classed as off-peak all day.

The fare is based on what time your journey begins. It doesn’t matter what time your journey ends.

Other ways to make this journey

Travel on foot – The distance from Bow Road to Arsenal is about 4¼ miles, so we don’t recommend walking

Travel by bus – Single fare: £1.75 (you may need more than one bus); Daily cap: £5.25; Weekly cap: £24.70; 1-day travelcard: £6; Weekly travelcard: £24.70 – Adult bus tickets · Senior bus tickets · Child bus tickets

Travel by taxi – A 4¼ mile black taxi ride between Bow Road tube station and Arsenal should cost approximately £18 to £31 and take 18-32 mins